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Offline Riki

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Re: We Came In Peace ....Again
« Reply #20 on: May 09, 2007, 09:35:24 PM »
 Hi again all,

Hands up everyone who thought we had finished with this topic,  ;D >:D

I now have a collection of three of these "Historic" ? weights, all slightly different.
Here are a couple of photos of the new one,

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-6883

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-6882

The inscription on this new one reads, Tranquility Base : Eagle Has Landed 20 - 7 -69 *,
It has a small air bubble above the inblown moon surface which is not on the Perth factory ones and is marked to the rim, CG 19/500. The glass is twice as thick as on my other two Moon Landing weights both of which are from the factory at Perth and are of a limited edition of 1000.
It's also of a different colour again, this time being a smokey brown.

I believe this weight to be from the Caithness factory at Wick, but as usual I would welcome others opinions and comments.

Riki



Offline Frank

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Re: We Came In Peace ....
« Reply #21 on: May 09, 2007, 09:55:20 PM »
Here is the other on Scotland's Glass

Interesting find, would you like to include in the catalogue? Should it be separate entry (I think so.)? I can link it back to here if we don't get a quick answer.

Nothing is ever completely finished  ::)
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Offline Riki

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Re: We Came In Peace ....
« Reply #22 on: May 09, 2007, 10:16:41 PM »
Hi Frank,
Happy for you to include it in the catalogue, I will see if I can get better photos and send them on to you.
Is there any size restriction on photos ?

Riki


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Re: We Came In Peace ....
« Reply #23 on: May 09, 2007, 10:17:23 PM »
Thanks Riki, no size restrictions.
Frank A.
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Re: We Came In Peace ....
« Reply #24 on: June 22, 2007, 07:55:39 AM »
See ebay now...first come first served... not mine but thought I would tip off those that are intrested ;D 8)
Karel
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Re: We Came In Peace ....
« Reply #25 on: June 23, 2007, 04:16:02 PM »
It seems to have sold for 220pounds :o
Any one we know?
ebay nr: 150134968747  (please paste this number in the "find it on ebay" boxes at the top of the screen, it helps pay the bills)
Kind regards,
KarelM
 
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